Non-invasive Down’s test on unborn children launched

PREGNANT women in the North West can access a new non invasive pre-natal screening test (NIPT) for Down's syndrome from today.

This follows a deal between Manchester-based Premaitha Health - developer of the IONA test - and private ultrasound and pregrnancy screening clinic group This Is My Ltd.

The partnership aims to provide the IONA test to pregnant women at This Is My's clinics in Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Hull, Coventry, Halifax, Durham and London.

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